Power (still) corrupts

Taken as a story today’s gospel reading has everything. Royalty and power, sex, violence, narrative tension – it’s no wonder that it inspired the play Salome by Oscar Wilde, an opera by Richard Strauss and a film starring Rita Hayworth. But it’s an unusual story to find in the gospels– it hardly refers to Jesus at all … More Power (still) corrupts

The Desert

This sermon was given by Rev Sue. You can read it again here: It had been quite day. Jesus had been preaching at the morning worship at the synagogue, where he had healed a man, who was probably in today’s terms psychotic. From there he had gone back to Simon’s house for lunch, found his … More The Desert

Come and See

This sermon was given by Rev Sue. You can read it again here: To be honest, it has been tough. We’ve been living in the wilderness with no proper food. It is literally freezing at night and we’ve not had much in the way of shelter either. But it’s worth it. I had had it … More Come and See